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The discussion ought to be opened, with regards as to how ought the article be improved. Any takers?
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Geological history [ edit ]
I removed this section from the article. A
sourced time-line is preferred. -- Fama Clamosa ( talk) 14:44, 6 May 2017 (UTC)
Around 2.11 Ga, Congo was part of the minor supercontinent
Atlantica. Around 1.82 Ga, Congo was part of the major supercontinent
Nuna. Around 1.31 Ga, Congo was an independent continent.
Around 1.071 Ga, Congo was part of the major supercontinent
Rodinia. Around 990 Ma, Congo was an independent continent.
Around 600 Ma, Congo was part of the major supercontinent
Cambrian (541 ± 0.3 to 485.4 ±1.7 Ma), Congo was part of the minor supercontinent Gondwana. Around
Carboniferous (358.9 to 298.9 ± 0.8 Ma), all major continents collide against each other for forming the major supercontinent Pangaea. Around
Jurassic (201.3 ± 0.6 to 145 ±4 Ma), Pangaea rifted into two minor supercontinents: Laurasia and Gondwana. Congo was part of the minor supercontinent Gondwana. Around
Cretaceous (145 ± 4 to 66 Ma), Congo was an independent continent called Africa. Around
Neogene (23.03 ± 0.05 Ma until today or ending 2.588 Ma), Congo, in the form of Africa, crashed into Eurasia, forming the minor supercontinent Afro-Eurasia. Around 250 Ma from now, all continents may crash together, forming the major supercontinent
Pangaea Ultima. Congo would be part of Pangaea Ultima. Around 450-600 Ma from now, Pangaea Ultima will eventually rift apart. Congo will be an independent continent.